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1.

In the Roman numeral system, What number is the letter L


a) 25 b) 50 c) 75 d) 100

2.

Grommets are the small, icy bodies that orbit the sun and make tails of gas and dust
when they get close to the sun
True or False

3.

What name is given to a triangle with 2 sides having the same length
a) Isosceles b) Acute c) Equilateral d) Obtuse

4.

In Electrical Engineering what is the instrument which displays the phase of the
colors in a color TV
a) LCR meter b) Oscilloscope c) Tube tester d) Vectorscope

5.

Derived from the Latin for "a sound", the word Sonic is commonly used to describe
rapidly moving noise
True or False

6.

A Ramjet is a form of jet engine which uses the engine's forward motion to compress
incoming air, without a rotary compressor. Can the Ramjet move an aircraft from
standstill
Yes or No

7.

What name is given to a machine which converts energy from atmospheric


convection into rotational energy by means of vanes, sails or blade
Answer: __________________

8.

What name is given to a temporary structure used to support people and material in
the construction or repair of buildings and other large structures
Answer: __________________

9.

What food is made from the seeds of the Cacao tree


Answer: __________________

10.

Gaussian Elimination is a chemical process used in distillation


True or False

ANSWERS
1) b) 50 2) False Comets are the small, icy bodies that orbit the sun and make tails of gas
and dust when they get close to the sun 3) a) Isosceles 4) d) Vectorscope 5) True 6) No Ramjets cannot produce thrust at zero airspeed 7) Windmill 8) Scaffolding 9) Chocolate
10) False - is an algorithm for solving systems of linear equations

1.

Ammonia is a compound of nitrogen and hydrogen with the formula NH3


True or False

2.

Who was the Roman God of fire, volcanoes and blacksmiths


a) Thor b) Vulcan c) Jupitor d) Mars

3.

In mathematics a Polynomial is an expression consisting of variables and coefficients


which only employs the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and nonnegative integer exponents
True or False

4.

CIP is widely used in Process Engineering. CIP stands for Closed Inspection Process
True or False

5.

Also called a counting frame, what is the more common name for a calculating tool
historically used in Asia for performing arithmetic processes
Answer: __________________

6.

A Capnometer is an instrument which compares pressures, it is typically a glass Utube containing mercury, in which pressure is indicated by the difference in levels in the
two arms of the tube
True or False

7.

OEE is a method of measuring and then optimising the efficiency of a Machine or a


Manufacturing Plant . OEE stands for Overall Equipment Effectiveness
True or False

8.

In physics, what name is given to the study and behaviour of very low temperatures
which are typically below 150 C, (238 F or 123 K)
Answer: __________________

9.

What does "ZIP" in a ZIP code actually stand for


Answer: __________________

10.

American singer-songwriter Robert Allen Zimmerman is better known as who ?


Answer: __________________

ANSWERS
1) True 2) b) Vulcan 3) True 4) False - CIP stands for Clean In Place 5) Abacus 6) False A
Capnometer is a device that measures carbon dioxide concentrations in respired gases A
Manometer compares pressures 7) True 8) Cryogenics 9) Zoning Improvement Plan 10)
Bob Dylan

1.

In the Roman numeral system, what is the number LXIX


Answer: __________________

2.

What name is given to Triangles that do not have an angle measuring 90


Answer: __________________

3.

In Physics, the concept of an Electrical Field was introduced by


a) Emile Baudot b) Nikola Tesla c) Michael Faraday d) Alessandro Volta

4.

A device mounted on the top of a building and electrically connected to the ground
through a wire which protects a building in the event of an atmospheric discharge of
electricity, typically caused by thunderstorm activity is called a Lightning Communicator

True or False

5.

German Engineer Felix Wankel is famous for inventing what type of internal
combustion engine
Answer: __________________

6.

Turbulence is the name given to the irregular motion of fluids


True or False

7.

Bamboo is a common building material in many parts of Asia. Bamboo is a type of


grass
True or False

8.

The generic name for an unmanned arial vehicle is also the name for a continuous
musical note or chord. What is it
Answer: __________________

9.

The chemical symbol for Mercury is Mg


True or False

10.

Investment, Die, Sand, Shell, and Spin are all types of what metal forming process
a) Casting b) Welding c) Extrusion d) Spark Erosion

ANSWERS
1) 69 2) Oblique Triangles 3) c) Michael Faraday 4) False It is called a Lightning Conductor
or a Lightening Rod 5) The Rotary combustion engine 6) True 7) True 8) Drone 9) False the chemical symbol for Mercury is Hg 10) a) Casting

1.

A Dilatant material is one in which viscosity increases with the rate of Shear Strain
and is an example of a Newtonian fluid
True or False

2.

Friction is the name is given to the force resisting the relative motion of solid
surfaces, fluid layers, and/or material elements sliding against each other
True or False

3.

Waste water from sinks, showers, and bathtubs, but not toilets is generally referred to
as what colored water
Answer: __________________

4.

A Suffix is the name of a word or element which is placed at the beginning of a word
to modify or change its meaning
True or False

5.

Chalk, limestone, and marble are common forms of what element which has the
chemical symbol CaCO3
Answer: __________________

6.

Smooth Cut, Second Cut and Bastard Cut refer to what metal working tools
Answer: __________________

7.

Also used tp describe a short sleep, what word is used to describe the raised surface
or pile on cloth and similar materials
Answer: __________________

8.

Latex is the name given to the milky sap of the rubber tree, Hevea Brasiliensis
True or False

9.

The cubed root of 1728 = 12

True or False
10.

A Galvanic Cell is more commonly known as a Sacrificial Anode


True or False

ANSWERS
1) False It is an example of a non-Newtonian fluid 2) True 3) Grey Water 4) False A Prefix
is the name of a word or element which is placed at the beginning of a word to modify or
change its meaning 5) Calcium Carbonate 6) Hand Files 7) Nap 8) True 9) True 10)
False - A galvanic Cell is more commonly known as an Electrical Battery

1.

What name is given to a short vertical structure which was originally used on a quay
for mooring ships and boats but has now become a generic name for a single barrier
a) Capstan b) Bollard c) Boom d) Barricade

2.

The Waterwheel was the earliest known instance of humans using atmospheric
convection to power a machine
True or False

3.

What name is given to a triangle where all interior angles measure less than 90
Answer: __________________

4.

A Cathode is an electrode through which electric current flows into a polarized


electrical device
True or False

5.

Cobalt is the chemical element with the symbol Co


True or False

6.

Etymology is the name given to the study of the history of words , their origins, and
how their form and meaning have changed over time
True or False

7.

Who was the Roman God of freshwater and the sea


Answer: __________________

8.

Turning is the name of the metal cutting process typically used for producing a
cylindrical surface with a single point tool. The workpiece is rotated on a spindle and the
cutting tool is fed into it radially, axially or both
True or False

9.

Osborne Reynolds is associated with which branch of Engineering


a) Fluid Mechanics b) Civil Engineering c) Electrical Engineering d) Cryogenics

10.

3 liters equals how many cubic inches


a) 223 b) 203 c) 183 d) 163

ANSWERS
1) b) Bollard 2) False the Windmill was he earliest known case of humans using
atmospheric convection to power a machine 3) Acute Triangle 4) False An Anode is an
electrode through which electric current flows into a polarized electrical device - A Cathode
is an electrode through which electric current leaves a polarized electrical device 5) True
6) True 7) Neptune 8) True 9) a) Fluid Mechanics 10) c) 183

1.

N m or N-m is a unit of Torque in the metric system, what does this stand for
Answer: __________________

2.

Vibration is the name given to mechanical oscillations about an equilibrium point


True or False

3.

5 liters equals how many cubic inches


a) 305 b) 285 c) 265 d) 245

4.

The Chemical symbol for Arsenic is As


True or False

5.

In Electrical Engineering what is the general purpose instrument which measures


voltage, current and resistance etc
a) Multimeter b) VU meter c) Frequency counter d) Ohmmeter

6.

A Potentiometer is a three-terminal resistor with a sliding contact that forms an


adjustable voltage divider, current divider or other device
True or False

7.

What oxide has the chemical formula Si02


Answer: __________________

8.

When measuring or classifying wire, what name beginning with the letter G is given
to the diameter or cross sectional area of the wire
Answer: __________________

9.

In mathematics and computer science, Truncation is the term for limiting the number
of digits right of the decimal point, by discarding the least significant ones.
True or False

10.

Galvanic Corrosion is the name used to describe the chemical reaction which
degrades metals when two similar metals are placed in contact with each other in the
presence of an electrolyte True or False

ANSWERS
1) Newton metre 2) True 3) a) 305 4) True 5) a) Multimeter
6) True 7) Silicon Dioxide
8) Gauge 9) True 10) False - Galvanic Corrosion occurs when two dissimilar metals are
placed in contact with each other in the presence of an electrolyte

1.

In Engineering, what name is given to the twisting of an object due to an applied


rotary force perpendicular to the axis a) Torque b) Stress c) Stretch d) Deformation

2.

Starting with the letter "C", what name is given to the device that blends air and fuel
for an internal combustion engine
Answer: __________________

3.

In statistics, Standard Deviation is the name is given to a widely used measurement


of variability or diversity which shows how much variation there is from an average value

True or False

4.

Dry Ice is the solid form of Carbon Monoxide


True or False

5.

A Rheostat is a two-terminal variable resistor


True or False

6.

A Parapet is wall like barrier at the edge of a roof , terrace , balcony or other structure
, primarily used to prevent the spread of fire but was originally designed to defend
buildings from military attack
True or False

7.

Honing is the process of working a metal's surface to improve its material properties,
usually by mechanical means, such as hammer blows or similar
True or False

8.

Obsidian is the naturally occurring volcanic glass which is formed as an extrusive


igneous rock when felsic lava is extruded from a volcano and cools rapidly with minimum
crystal growth
True or False

9.

In production engineering terminology CMMS stands for Combined Maintenance


Management Standard
True or False

10.

American pop singer-songwriter Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta is better known


by which regal name
Answer: __________________

ANSWERS
1) Torque 2) Carburetor 3) True 4) False - Dry Ice is the solid form of Carbon Dioxide 5)
True 6) True 7) False Honing is an abrasive machining process that produces a precision
surface on a metal workpiece by scrubbing an abrasive stone against it along a controlled
path 8) True 9) False - CMMS stands for Computerised Maintenance Management
System10) Lady Gaga

1.

In computer science a Macro is the name given to a rule or pattern specifying how an
input sequence is to be mapped to an output sequence according to a defined procedure

True or False

2.

A bridge-like overhead structure with a platform supporting equipment such as a


crane, signals, or cameras is called a Catenary
True or False

3.

Beginning with the letter F - what is the "imperial" unit of length which was used to
measure the depth of water
Answer: __________________

4.

Acme, Knuckle and Buttress are all types of screw thread


True or False

5.

Osborne Reynolds is associated with which branch of Engineering


a) Fluid Mechanics b) Civil Engineering c) Electrical Engineering d) Cryogenics

6.

Beginning with the letter "A", what name is given to a central shaft typically used for
rotating wheels , or gears
Answer: __________________

7.

In the manufacturing and engineering sense, what does PLM stand for
Answer: __________________

8.

What century saw the invention of the shoelace


a) 16th b) 17th c) 18th d) 19th

9.

Who founded The General Electric Company ( or GE)


Answer: __________________

10.

From what company's plant did toxic gas escape in December 1984 at Bhopal in
India, with devastating results
Answer: __________________

ANSWERS
1) True 2) False - It is called a Gantry 3) Fathom 4) True 5) a) Fluid Mechanics 6) Axle 7)
Product Lifecycle Management 8) c)18th 9) Thomas Edison 10) Union Carbide India Ltd

1.

What American automobile company was founded in 1917 by Henry M. Leland


a) Plymouth b) DeSoto c) Pontiac d) Lincoln

2.

Sc is the chemical symbol for Silicon


True or False

3.

A Clap-O-Meter is a measurement instrument designed to measure the frequency


of thunderstorms
True or False

4.

The Renminbi (RMB) is the official currency of which country


a) India b) Pakistan c) Bangladesh d) China

5.

Immiscibility is the name given to the property of liquids to mix in all proportions
thus forming a homogeneous solution
True or False

6.

Analgesics is the name given to the family of drugs which relieve pain
True or False

7.

An Astrolabe is an instrument used to determine the altitude of objects in the sky


such as the sun or stars
True or False

8.

A network security system designed to prevent unauthorised access to or from a


computer system is called a Flame Barrier
True or False

9.

The cubed root of 64 = 8


True or False

10.

A towel is the name given to a hand tool often used for digging, smoothing, or
moving around small amounts of viscous materials, typically this tool is used in concrete
construction, gardening and archeology True or False

ANSWERS
1) d) Lincoln 2) False - Si is the chemical symbol for Silicon 3) False - First used in 1956, a
Clap-O-Meter measures and displays the volume of applause made by an audience 4) d)
China 5) False - Miscibility is the name given to the property of liquids to mix in all
proportions thus forming a homogeneous solution 6) True 7) True 8) False It is called a
Firewall 9) False the cubed root of 64 = 4 10) False the tool is a Trowel

1.

The ability of a body or substance to resume its original shape or size when a
distorting force is removed is called
a) Elasticity b) Rebound c) Reflex d) Return

2.

A Dichroic filter is a very accurate gas filter used to selectively pass a small range of
hydrocarbons
true or false

3.

A device (usually a membrane or layer) that is designed to physically block certain


objects or substances while letting others through is called a
a) Fritter b) Filter c) Frittata d) Flue

4.

Aerosol is the name is given to a colloidal system consisting of very finely divided
liquid or solid particles dispersed in and surrounded by a gas. The name is typically used
to also describe the container
True or False

5.

Tribology is the branch of Mechanical Engineering which studies historical


engineering evolvement
True or False

6.

What name is given to the second major layer of the Earth's atmosphere , it is just
above the troposphere , and below the mesosphere
Answer: __________________

7.

An ISP is a company that provides access to the Internet, what does ISP stand for

8.

PVC, is a thermoplastic polymer, what does PVC stand for


Answer: __________________

9.

Peening is the process of stretching a fabric or similar material over a frame to create
a tight surface
True or False

10.

Caoutchouc is an elastomer that was originally derived from latex, but it is more
commonly known as Natural Rubber or China Rubber
True or False

ANSWERS
1) Elasticity 2) False - A Dichroic filter is a very accurate color filter used to selectively pass
light of a small range of colors while reflecting other colors 3) b) Filter 4) True 5) False
Tribology studies interacting surfaces in relative motion including the study and application
of the principles of friction , lubrication and wear 6) Stratosphere 7) Internet Service
Provider 8) PolyVinyl Chloride 9)False - Peening is the process of working the surface of a
metal so as to improve its properties 10) True

1.

A cathode is the electrode from which a conventional current leaves a polarized


electrical device
True or False

2.

Calculus is the mathematical study of operations and their application to solving


equations
True or False

3.

Additive Manufacturing is also known as


a) Casting b) Forming c) Moulding d) 3D Printing

4.

CV joints are typically used to allow a drive shaft to transmit power through a
variable angle at constant rotational speed, what does CV stand for
Answer: __________________

5.

A Router is a networking device that forwards data packets between computer


networks
True or False

6.

An inorganic, nonmetalic solid material comprising metal, nonmetal or metaloid


atoms primarilyheld in ionic and covalent bonds is called
a) Cryogenic b) Ceramic c) Amalgam d) PVA

7.

A Centripetal Force describes the resultant force acting on tree foliage perpendicular
to the direction of the wind
True or False

8.

What is the official currency of the Eurozone


Answer: __________________

9.

A railway vehicle that provides the motive power for a train is called
a) a Prime Mover b) a Transformer c) a Locomotive d) a Shunt

10.

What name is given to the reaction force described quantitatively by Newton 's
second and third laws whereby a system expels or accelerates mass in one direction
and the accelerated mass will cause a proportional but opposite force
a) Acceleration b) Deceleration c) Momentum d) Thrust

ANSWERS
1) True 2) False Calculus is the mathematical study of change (Algebra is the
mathematical study of operations and their application to solving equations) 3) d) 3D
Printing 4) Constant-Velocity 5) True 6) b) Ceramic 7) False - A Centripetal Force is a force
which makes a body follow a curved path 8) Euro 9) c) a Locomotive 10) d) Thrust

1.

An automatic device for stopping the flow of current in an electric circuit as a safety
measure and which can then be manually reset is called a
a) Current Trip b) Circuit Breaker c) Fuse d) Diode

2.

The structural component of the primary cell wall of green plants is an organic
compound with the formula (C6H10O5)n and is called Cellulose
True or False

3.

A Kern is a heated, thermally insulated chamber or oven in which a controlled


temperature is produced. Typically it is used for hardening, burning or drying materials
True or False

4.

Octanes are a family of hydrocarbon that are typical components of gasoline True or False

5.

A Calorimeter is an instrument for measuring absorbed or evolved heat


True or False

6.

In mathematics a ring shaped object or a region bounded by two concentric circles is


called
a) an Annulus b) a Vortex c) a Parabola d) a Centrex

7.

GD&T is a symbolic language used on engineering drawings and computer generated


three-dimensional solid models. GD&T stands for General Drawing & Terminology
True or False

8.

When considering Acoustics and Sound Insulation - Reverberation may be defined as


The time in seconds of the duration of sound in a room after the source of the sound
has ceased True or False

9.

In Mechanical and Process Engineering the words Tube and Pipe are interchangeable
and describe exactly the same item
True or False

10.

An IP address is a numerical label assigned to devices participating in a computer


network. What does IP stand for
Answer: __________________

ANSWERS
1) b) Circuit Breaker 2) True 3) False - a Kiln is the correct answer 4) True 5) True 6) a) an
Annulus 7) False GD&T stands for Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing 8) True 9)
False Tube is thin walled hollow section usually specified by the outside dimension Pipe is
thicker wall (generally round) hollow section usually specified by the nominal bore 10)
Internet Protocol

1.

The science of air movement and the way that objects move through or interact with
air movement is called Aerodynamics
True or False

2.

In science and philosophy, a distinct set of concepts or thought patterns such as


theories are called a a) Paradigm b) Program c) Paradox d) Paragon

3.

The Venturi Effect is the name given to the temperature differential when a fluid flows
through a constricted section of pipe
True or False

4.

In mathematics an Abundant Number is a number that is smaller than the sum of its
proper divisors
True or False

5.

A Fuse is a sacrificial overcurrent protection device whose essential component is a


metal wire or strip that melts when too much current flows and thus interrupts the
circuit in which it is connected
True or False

6.

What is the opposite of Concave


Answer: __________________

7.

What is the strong mineral acid with the molecular formula H2SO4
a) Nitric Acid b) Boric Acid c) Sulphuric Acid d) Phosphoric Acid c) Sulphuric Acid

8.

A Dumpy Level is used by Civil Engineers to ensure that the amount of spoil loaded
into dump trucks does not spill over the edge of the truck
True or False

9.

Teflon is the brand name of the PTFE fluorocarbon solid which is often used as a nonstick coating for pans and other cookware
True or False

10.

An instrument for measuring strength of vinegar is called a) an Acetimeter b) an Episcope c) a Drosometer d) a Lactometer

ANSWERS
1) True 2) a) Paradigm 3) False The Venturi Effect is the name given to the flow
characteristics of the reduction in fluid pressure 4) True 5) True 6) Convex 7) c) Sulphuric
Acid 8) False - A Dumpy Level is an optical instrument used to establish or verify points in
the same horizontal plane
9) True 10) a) an Acetimeter

1.

What name is used to describe the measure of the force amplification achieved by
using a tool, mechanical device or machine system
a) Mechanical Advantage b) Force Improver c) Mechanical Multiplier d) Gross Motor

2.

Typically used with internal combustion engines, what name is given to a centrifugal
compressor powered by a turbine which is driven by an engine's exhaust gases to
produce improved engine performance
a) Thruster b) Turbocharger c) Jet d) Direct Drive

3.

A Dirigible is a type of lighter than air aircraft, such as an airship and which can
navigate through the air under its own power
True or False

4.

In computer terminology, USB stands for Universal Standard BOSS


True or False

5.

A Charter is the Grant of Authority or Rights, stating that the granter formally
recognizes the prerogative of the recipient to exercise the rights specified. The word
Charter derives from a) the Latin word for Paper b) The Greek word for Authority c) the French word for
Status d) The Chinese word for Force

6.

The diagonal side of a right angle triangle, the side opposite the 90 degree right
angle is also called the Hypothesis
True or False

7.

With the wings of an angel and riding a chariot, who is the Greek Goddess of Victory
a) Athena b) Nike c) Dionysus d) Demeter

8.

Sulphuric acid was called "oil of vitriol" by medieval European alchemists because it
was prepared by roasting "green vitriol" in an iron retort
True or False

9.

Heptane Rating is the standard measure of the anti knock properties of a motor or
aviation fuel
True or False

10.

What is the branch of mathematics which uses mathematical statements to describe


relationships and quantities which can vary. Typically the variable quantities are
represented by letters
a) Trigonometry b) Algebra c) Analysis d) Geometry

ANSWERS
1) a) Mechanical Advantage 2) b) Turbocharger 3)True 4) False USB stands for Universal
Serial Bus 5) a) the Latin word for Paper 6) False it is called the Hypotenuse 7) b) Nike 8)
True 9) False it is called the Octane Rating 10) b) Algebra

1.

Torsion is defined as the resistance of a material to breaking under tension


True or False

2.

The word Parallax is used to describe a displacement or difference in the apparent


position of an object viewed along two different lines of sight
True or False

3.

Hipparcos was the name of the satellite launched by the European Space Agency in
1989 which was the first space experiment devoted to precision astronomy
True or False

4.

A pair of identical or mirror-symmetrical telescopes mounted side-by-side and aligned


to point accurately in the same direction, allowing the viewer to use both eyes when
viewing distant objects is also called
a) Binoculars b) Monoculars c) Binary Viewers d) Fresnel Imager

5.

What is the opposite of tensile strength

6.

What is the highly corrosive and toxic acid with the symbol HNO3
a) Sulphuric Acid b) Phosphoric Acid c) Perchloric Acid d) Nitric Acid

7.

Typically used for survey work, a Theodolite is a precision instrument for measuring
angles in the horizontal and vertical planes
True or False

8.

What name is given to a triangle with all sides being of unequal length
a) Isosceles b) Obtuse c) Equilateral d) Scalene Triangle

9.

The polarity of an Anode is always positive


True or False

10.

A scientist who studies Meteorites in space is a called a Meteorologist True or False

ANSWERS
1) False Torsion may be defined as the action of twisting or the state of being twisted,
especially of one end of an object relative to the other 2) True 3) True - The word Hipparcos
is an acronym for HIgh Precision PArallax COllecting Satellite 4) a) Binoculars 5)
Compressive strength 6) d) Nitric Acid 7) True 8) Scalene Triangle 9) False - in a device
which consumes power the anode is positive, and in a device which provides power the
anode is negative 10) False Meteorologists study the weather

1.

In the context of Lean Manufacturing, what is the literal meaning of the Japanese
word "KANBAN"
a) Warehouse b) Signboard c) Action d) Tolerance

2.

An instrument called an Udometer or Pluviometer or Ombrometer is more commonly


known as a Rain Meter
True or False

3.

The Cementation process is an obsolete technique for making


a) Steel b) Cement c) Acid d) Hydrogen

4.

What name is given to a block with a hard surface on which another object is struck.
Inertia allows the energy of the striking tool to be transferred to the work piece. Typically
it is used as a forging tool and it was a primary tool of Blacksmiths and Metal Workers
before welding
Answer: __________________

5.

1 horse power equals how many kilowatts


Answer: __________________

6.

What was Thomas Edisons middle name


Answer: __________________

7.

What percentage of the power consumed by an incandescent light bulb is emitted as


heat, rather than visible light
a) 60% b) 70% c) 80% d) 90%

8.

In Physics and beginning with the letter "R", what name is given to the tendency of a
system to oscillate at a greater amplitude at some frequencies than at others
Answer: __________________

9.

In electronics a switch may be abbreviated to "SPST" - what does this mean

10.

Who was the Roman Goddess of love and beauty a) Venus b) Diana c) Pellonia d) Minerva

ANSWERS
1) b) Signboard 2) True 3) a) steel 4) Anvil 5) 0.745 700 6) Alva 7) d) 90% 8)
Resonance 9) Single Pole, Single Throw 10) a) Venus

1.

The International Space Station is the largest man made object in space
True or False

2.

Vertigo is the common name for a green pigment formed when copper, brass or
bronze is weathered and exposed to air or seawater over a period of time.
True or False

3.

Isotopes are variants of atoms of a particular chemical element, which have differing
numbers of neutrons
True or False

4.

The Atacama Pathfinder Experiment (APEX) is a) a 4 wheel drive track through the Atacama Desert
b) a radio telescope located in the Atacama desert ,
c) an underground complex of tunnels in the Atacama desert
d) an unmanned weather monitoring airship in the Atacama desert

5.

What is the name of a type of armour consisting of small metal rings linked together
in a pattern to form a mesh
Answer: __________________

6.

100 degrees Fahrenheit equals how many degrees Celsius


Answer: __________________

7.

The Die Casting process forces molten metal under high pressure into a mould
cavity. The majority of Die Casting are non ferrous metals
True or False

8.

What is the opposite of Compressive Strength


9. Answer: __________________

10.

An Arbor is the name given to an axis or shaft supporting a rotating part on a lathe
True or False

11.

A PIR sensor measures infrared light radiating from objects in its field of view. What
does PIR stand for
Answer: __________________

ANSWERS
1) True 2) False - Verdigris is the correct name for this condition 3) True 4) b) a radio
telescope located in the Atacama desert 5) Chainmail or Mail 6) 37.8 deg C 7) True
8) Tensile Strength 9) True 10) Passive Infrared Sensor

1.

What is name of the white crystalline chemical commonly used as a fertiliser which
has the chemical symbol NH4NO3
a) Ammonium Carbonate b) Ammonium Sulphate c) Ammonium Chloride d) Ammonium
Nitrate

2.

A thermocouple is a device consisting of two different conductors that produce a


voltage proportional to a temperature difference between either end of the pair of
conductors. They are a widely used type of temperature sensor for measurement and
control
True or False

3.

1/16" (one sixteenth of an inch) = how many mm


Answer: __________________

4.

Often used in a legal context, what does the Latin word Verbatim actually mean
a) The Opposite Of b) In The Words Of c) Words Similar To d) Word By Word, Exactly

5.

What is the name of the slender, sharply pointed sword which was designed to
primarily be a thrusting weapon
a) Rapier b) Claymore c) Sabre d) Scimitar

6.

With origins going back to the ancient Greeks, what is the generic name of a
measuring instrument with two legs and a central pivot. Variants can be designed
specifically for internal or external surfaces
a) Arbour b) Bezel c) Ferrule d) Calliper

7.

In Metalworking, a Scriber is used to create an indent for a Drill Bit, in order to


prevent the Bit from wandering off the mark when drilling first starts
True or False

8.

Logarithms where first introduced in the 17th century by who


a) Isaac Newton b) John Napier c) Robert Boyle d) Roger Cotes

9.

An Orifice Plate is a device fitted internally in pipes, to measure flow rates or reduce
pressure or restrict flow
True or False

10.

Precipitation is the name is given to a method of separating mixtures based on


differences in volatilities of components in a boiling liquid mixture
True or False

ANSWERS
1) d) Ammonium Nitrate 2) True 3) 1.5875mm 4) d) Word By Word, Exactly 5) Rapier 6) d)
Calliper 7) False A Scriber is a sharp pointed tool designed to mark lines or similar on
metal surfaces 8) b) John Napier 9) True 10) False Distillation is the name is given to a
method of separating mixtures based on differences in volatilities of components in a
boiling liquid mixture

1.

In Physics a Qantas is the minimum amount of any physical entity involved in an


interaction
True or False

2.

Peanuts are in fact NOT nuts


True or False

3.

1/32" (one thirty-second of an inch ) = how many mm


Answer: __________________

4.

A Rhombus is a parallelogram with how many equal sides


Answer: __________________

5.

Beginning with the letter "V", what is the generic name for a mechanical screw
activated tool which is used to hold or clamp a workpiece
Answer: __________________

6.

What two word name name is given to an industrial process based on and also called
lost-wax casting , it is one of the oldest known metal-forming techniques a) Inverted Casting b) Intricate Casting c) Incentive Casting d) Investment Casting

7.

When considering an oscillating system, what name is given to the magnitude of


change in the oscillating variable with each oscillation
a) Amplitude b) Swing c) Pulse d) Resonance

8.

In electronics a switch may be abbreviated to "DPST" - what does this mean


Answer: __________________

9.

Degaussing was commonly used in CRT based TV sets and computer monitors to
decrease or eliminate unwanted magnetic field
True or False

10.

The Rockwell scale is a hardness scale based on the ability of a material to withstand
shear
True or False

ANSWERS
1) False - a Quantum is the minimum amount of any physical entity involved in an
interaction 2) True - Peanuts are technically legumes and are more closely related to
chickpeas and soybeans 3) 0.79375mm 4) Four 5) Vice 6) d) Investment Casting 7) a)
Amplitude 8) Double Pole, Single Throw 9) True 10) False - The Rockwell test determines the
hardness by measuring the depth of penetration of an indenter

1.

In statistics , what name is given to a graphical representation showing a visual


impression of the distribution of data. It is an estimate of the probability distribution of a
continuous variable and was first introduced by Karl Pearson a) Histogram b) Bar Chart c) Pie Chart d) Candlestick Chart

2.

Rarefaction is the reduction in an items density, the opposite of compression


True or False

3.

What is the currency of India


a) Rupee b) Won c) Dollar d) Dinar

4.

The volume of a cone = 2/3 rh


True or False

5.

An Extinction Meter is an early name for what a) Sound Meter b) Temperature Meter c) Light Meter d) Radiation Meter

6.

What name is given to the curve that a hanging chain or cable assumes under its
own weight when supported only at its ends.a) Catenary b) Century c) Corrobori d) Chord

7.

What name is given to an optical device with perfect or approximate axial symmetry
which transmits and refracts light , converging or diverging the beam
a) Iris b) Prism c) Optic d) Lens

8.

Who first invented Paper Making


a) Aztecs b) Chinese c) the Greeks d) the Indians

9.

What is the sum of the internal angles of a triangle


Answer: __________________

10.

Beginning with the letter "P", what is the generic name for a short, hard metal rod
which is typically struck with a hammer and used to drive nails or pins into or out of
workpieces or to form an indent on a workpiece
Answer: __________________

ANSWERS
1) a) Histogram 2) True 3) a) Rupee 4) False - The volume of a cone = 1/3rh 5) c) Light
Meter 6) a) Catenary 7) d) Lens 8) b) Chinese 9) 180 degrees 10) Punch

1.

In Gear terminology, the distance from the bottom of a gear or sprocket to the the
Pitch Circle Diameter is called the
a) Addendum b) Dedendum c) Apex d) Face

2.

The Phase Transition of an element or compound from liquid to gas is called


a)Vaporisation b) Distillation c) Sublimation d) Condensation

3.

In Electrical Engineering, a switch may be abbreviated to "DPDT" - what does this


mean
Answer: __________________

4.

Based on changing colors, what is one of the oldest forms of pH indicator , used to
test liquids for acidity.
Answer: __________________

5.

What name is given to an atom or molecule in which the total number of electrons is
not equal to the total number of protons , thus giving it a net positive or negative
electrical charge
a) ion b) iron c) icon d) item

6.

What characteristic of a material is measured by the Brinell scale a) Tensile Strength b) Compressive Strength c) Shear Strength d) Hardness

7.

Gravimetric Analysis describes a set of methods in analytical chemistry for the


quantitative determination of an analyte based on the mass of a solid
True or False

8.

Can atmospheric gases such as nitrogen and oxygen dissolve in water


yes or no

9.

A Propellor is the name given to a rotor which is typically located inside of a tube or
pump housing and is used to increase the pressure and/or flow of a liquid
True or False

10.

Rheology is the name given to the ability of liquids to mix in all proportions thus
forming a homogeneous solution
True or False

ANSWERS
1) b) Dedendum 2 ) a) Vaporisation 3) Double Pole, Double Throw 4) Litmus Paper 5) a)
Ion 6) d) Hardness 7) True 8) Yes 9) False the rotor is called an Impeller 10) False
Miscibility is the name given to the ability of liquids to mix in all proportions thus forming a
homogeneous solution

1.

A Crucifix is the name given to a container typically used for metal, glass, or
pigment production, which can withstand temperatures high enough to melt or otherwise
alter its contents
True or False

2.

The what of a number- is the exponent by which another fixed value, the base , has
to be raised to produce that number
a) logarithm b) root c) quotient d) derivative

3.

Beginning with the letter "F", what is the generic name for a metalworking or
woodworking hand tool used to cut fine amounts of material from a workpiece
Answer: __________________

4.

Who was the Roman God of the underworld


a) Neptune b) Pluto c) Mars d) Janus

5.

The volume of a sphere = 4/3r True or False

6.

What name is given to a circular chart divided into sectors and illustrating proportion
of the quantity it represents
Answer: __________________

7.

GRP is Commonly used for manufacturing boats, automobiles, baths, hot tubs, water
tanks etc . What does GRP stand for?
Answer: __________________

8.

Who first discovered Gunpowder


a) the Chinese b) the Incas c) the Egyptians d) the Greeks

9.

Air Cushion Vehicles or ACVs are more commonly known as Hovercraft


True or False

10.

A Microcalorimeter is an instrument used for measuring the energy in food


True or False

ANSWERS
1) False the container is called a Crucible 2) a) logarithm 3) File 4) b) Pluto 5) True 6) Pie
Chart 7) Glass-Reinforced Plastic 8) a) the Chinese 9) True 10) False it is an instrument
for measuring the heat of chemical reactions

1.

Derived from the Latin for "to glow white" , what name is given to the emission of
light from a hot body due to its temperature
a) Incandescence c) Illumination c) Optical d) Luminance

2.

What is the name of the hand tool used by woodworkers for smoothing or carving
rough-cut wood . Typically, the user stands astride a board or log and swings the tool
downwards towards the feet, chipping off pieces of wood, moving backwards and leaving
a relatively smooth surface behind
a) Adzuki b) Adze c) Arbour d) Asp

3.

What is the name of a common tool which is used to measure how level a horizontal
surface is a) Angle Gauge b) Spirit Indicator c) Bubble Trap d) Spirit Level

4.

Who would use a Halligan Bar


a) Firefighters b) Miners c) Skydivers d) Sub Mariners

5.

What name is given to the dependence of a system not only on its current
environment but also on its past environment and this dependence arises because the
system can be in more than one internal state
a) Hysteria b) Hysteresis c) Hysteroscopy d) Hystoscopy

6.

What name is given to a device used to slow the motion of an object through an
atmosphere by creating drag ,
a) Paracanopy b) Parachute c) Parasail d) Paradigm

7.

What name is given to the plant that yields a stiff fibre traditionally used in making
twine , rope and also dartboards.
a) sisor b) sisal c) sistine d) sistema

8.

In computing, what does IP stand for


Answer: __________________

9.

Developed at Du Pont in 1956, para-aramid synthetic fibre has many applications


including body armour and racing sails. What is it more commonly known as
Answer: __________________

10.

What name is given to items which are usually narrow circular rings of metal and are
typically used for fastening, joining, or reinforcement using a clamping or crimping
process a) Clasp b) Nut c) Grip d) Ferrule

ANSWERS
1) a) Incandescence 2) b) Adze 3) d) Spirit Level 4) Whilst they all could potentially use
one - it is more likely to be - a) Firefighters as it is a forcible entry tool developed by the New
York City Fire Chief in 1948 5) b) Hysteresis 6) b) Parachute 7) b) Sisal 8) Internet Protocol
9) Kevlar 10) d) Ferrule

1.

In SI base units - 1 Newton = 1000 kg-m/s2

True or False
2.

What is the capital city of Switzerland


Answer: __________________

3.

What is the name of the versatile hand tool which is similar to a pickaxe. It has a
long handle, stubby head and is used for digging and chopping a) Acrow b) Pinch Bar c) Mattock d) Mattoo

4.

First deduced experimentally and later shown to have a theoretical justification, what
is the name of the equation in electrochemical kinetics relating the rate of an
electrochemical reaction to the overpotential a) Tafel b) Total c) Teflon d) Tariq

5.

What is the more common name of graphite-reinforced polymer, it has a very high
strength to weight ratio and it is often used in aerospace, motor racing, boats and
fishing rods
a) Rayon b) Kevlar c) Polyester d) Carbon Fiber

6.

Any current -carrying conductor, including a cable, radiates an electromagnetic field .

True or False

7.

In computing, a computer program running to serve the requests of other programs,


the "clients " is called a) the seeker b) the servant c) the server d) the service

8.

Who is generally considered to have produced the first commercially successful


typewriter a) Remington b) IBM c) Imperial Typewriters d) Olivetti

9.

100 degrees Fahrenheit equals how many degrees Celsius


Answer: __________________

10.

What name is given to a heat engine that performs mechanical work using
pressurised water vapour as its working fluid a) steam engine b) water engine c) hydro engine d) aqua engine

ANSWERS
1) False 1N=1kg-m/s2 2) Berne founded 1191 on the river Aare 3) c) Mattock 4) a) Tafel
5) d) Carbon Fiber 6) True 7) c) the server 8) a) Remington 9) 37.8 10) a) steam engine

1.

What name is given to a brushless DC electric motor that can divide a full rotation
into a large number of steps. The motor's position can be controlled precisely without
any feedback mechanism
a) Study Motor b) Stepper Motor c) Precision Motor d) Interruptible Motor

2.

What is the name of the general-purpose, procedural , imperative programming


language developed by IBM in the 1950's which is derived from "The IBM Mathematical
Formula Translating System"
Answer: __________________

3.

1/4" equals how many millimetres


Answer: __________________

4.

"Moment of Force" is derived from force divided by area


True or False

5.

Poise is a measure of

a) radiation b) pressure c) viscosity d) surface tension


6.

A payload carrying projectile is also known as a) Rock b) Shell c) Pebble d) Stone

7.

An analog sound storage medium consisting of a flat disc with an inscribed,


modulated spiral groove is also called a) Gramoxone record b) Gramophonedzie record c) Grammar record d) Gramophone
record

8.

What name is given to a process of heat treatment used to increase the toughness of
iron -based alloys
a) Templing b) Tempting c) Tempering d) Temperaturing

9.

The Mariana Trench is the deepest underground mine in the world True or false

10.

In 1833, Sir Charles Wheatstone improved and popularised a measuring device for
what property
a) Electrical Resistance b) Light Intensity c) Viscosity d) Sound Intensity

ANSWERS
1) b) Stepper Motor 2) Fortran 3) 6.35 4) False - force x distance 5) c) viscosity 6) d) Shell
7) d) Gramophone record 8) c) Tempering 9) False - The Mariana Trench is the deepest part
of the world's oceans 10) a) Electrical Resistance

1.

A natural light display in the sky, in the high latitude Arctic and Antarctic regions,
caused by the collision of energetic charged particles with atoms in the high altitude
atmosphere is called an a) Aeon

2.

b) Aeolian c) Aurecon d) Aurora

Genealogy is the science comprising the study of solid Earth , the rocks of which it is
composed, and the processes by which it evolves True or False

3.

What is an Anechoic Chamber


a) a room designed to completely absorb reflections of either sound or electromagnetic
waves
b) a decompression room for deep sea divers
c) a room designed to measure the effects of progressively applied vacuum
d) a room designed to allow the manual manipulation of radio active components

4.

Pliers which can be locked into position, using an over toggle lever are also known as

a) Squirrel grips b) Mole Grips c) Beaver Grips d) Badger grips

5.

Steel that has been heated above its upper critical temperature and then cooled in
standing air is called normalized-steel.
True or False

6.

A thermopile is an electronic device that converts thermal energy into electrical


energy .
True or False

7.

Freezing point on the Fahrenheit temperature scale = 23 degrees


true or false

8.

A howitzer is a type of artillery characterized by a) it's long barrel b) it's short barrel c) it's wide barrel d) it's narrow barrel

9.

Bar, Pascal, Pieze, Torr are all measures of what a) pressure b) work c) power d) radiation

10.

3/4" equals how many millimetres


Answer: __________________

ANSWERS
1) d) an Aurora 2) False -Genealogy is the study of families and the tracing of their lineages
and history - Geology is the study of solid earth 3) a) a room designed to completely absorb
reflections of either sound or electromagnetic waves
4) b) Mole Grips 5) True 6) True 7) false = 32 degrees 8) b) it's short barrel 9) a)
pressure 10) 19.05

1.

1 US gallon = how many liters


Answer: __________________

2.

What name is given to a laboratory device used to measure the way in which a liquid,
suspension or slurry flows in response to applied forces.
a) Rheostatmeter b) Rheochemeter c) Rheopaipometer d) Rheometer

3.

In computing, electrical and IT , what does UPS stand for


Answer: __________________

4.

What is the currency of Mexico


Answer: __________________

5.

Barrel, Bushel, Cauldron, Cord, Gill are all measures of what a) Power b) Stress c) Torque d) Volume

6.

The functioning principle of an ordinary mercury filled thermometer is based on the


property of Thermal Expansion
True or False

7.

A fine-tooth saw with a blade under tension in a frame, used for cutting materials
such as metal or plastics is known as
a) Hackersaw b) Hacksaw c) Hackedsaw d) Hackingsaw

8.

The word "Impermeable" describes a material through which substances, such as


liquids or gases, cannot pass
True or False

9.

In astronomy, a stellar explosion that is more energetic than a nova is called a) Maxinova b) Giganova c) Supernova d) Megganova

10.

What name is given to a sharp edge or small pieces of extraneous material remaining
attached to a workpiece after some form of work process
a) Burr b) Bupa c) Bunny d) Burn

ANSWERS
1) 3.785 2) d) Rheometer 3) Uninterruptible Power Supply 4) Peso 5) d) Volume 6) True
7) b) Hacksaw 8) True 9) c) Supernova 10) a) Burr

1.

In electronics, a switch may be abbreviated to "DPCO" - what does this mean


Answer: __________________

2.

Zero degrees Celsius equals how many degrees Fahrenheit


Answer: __________________

3.

The Reaumur Scale is used to measure


a) Vibration b) Temperature c) Stress d) Viscosity

4.

The phenomena known as the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights is named after the
Roman goddess of dawn, Aurora , and the Greek name for the north wind, Boreas True or False

5.

In a mechanism where the rotation of a shaft could cause a conventional "handed"


nut to unscrew on the thread, an opposite handed nut may be used - what name is given
to this arrangement
a) Left Foot Thread b) Left Hand Thread d) Left Arm Thread d) Left Knee Thread

6.

A Scalene triangle is defined as a triangle with 2 equal sides


True or False

7.

The Dewey Decimal Classification is a proprietary system of classification which is


used for
a) Chemicals b) Steel Grades c) Materials Hardness d) Library Books

8.

The sine wave is a mathematical function that describes an unpredictable erratic


oscillation .
True or False

9.

An inorganic , nonmetallic solid prepared by the action of heat and subsequent


cooling is called
a) Certegy b) Cerrone c) Cervical d) Ceramic

10.

In chemical engineering terms, a fume cupboard is a device designed to coagulate


vapors
True or False

ANSWERS
1) Double pole changeover or Double pole, centre off 2) 32 3) b) Temperature 4) True 5) b)
Left Hand Thread 6) False - A scalene triangle has each of its sides a different length 7) d)
Library Books 8) False - it describes a smooth repetitive oscillation 9) d) Ceramic 10) False
- it is designed to remove hazardous fumes

1.

One imperial gallon = how many liters


Answer: __________________

2.

Kelvin, Reaumer, Rankine are scales used to measure what property a) Sound b) Temperature c) Vibration d) Viscosity

3.

The mechanical advantage of a screw thread depends on its lead, which is the linear
distance the screw travels in one revolution
True or False

4.

A curve of constant width constructed by drawing arcs from each polygon vertex of
an equilateral triangle between the other two vertices is called a Reuleaux triangle
True or False

5.

A photovoltaic cell is also called a a) Solar Cell b) Photo Cell c) Light Cell d) Bright Cell

6.

A refractory material is one that retains its strength at high temperatures


True or False

7.

What name is given to a specialised type of clamp which is typically used to hold
circular objects a) Buck b) Chuck c) Duck d) Suck

8.

In Roman numerals VII equals what number

9.

The word "Microscope" comes from the Greek words for "small" and "see"
True or False

10.

The cross section of a V belt used in a V belt drive is generally


a) Square b) Round c) Triangular d) Trapezoida

ANSWERS
1) 4.5461 2) b) Temperature 3) True 4) True 5) a) Solar Cell 6) True 7) b) Chuck 8) The
number 7 9) True 10) d) Trapezoidal

1.

A machine designed to fly by flapping wings and imitating the action of birds wings is
called
a) a Monocopter b) a Singularcoptor c) an Ornithopter d) a n Avemopter

2.

The Mobius Band is a surface with only one side and only one boundary component .

True or False

3.

What is the currency of Argentina


Answer: __________________

4.

V Belt drives where invented in 1917 by


a) John Gates b) John Fenner c) John Fence c) John Doors

5.

The word Hermetic, used to describe an airtight seal was created by the Heinz food
company who first developed air tight sealed food packaging
True or False

6.

Parallax is a displacement or difference in the apparent position of an object viewed


along two different lines of sight, and is measured by the angle or semi-angle of
inclination between those two lines
true or false

7.

Who first discovered the Magnetic Compass


a) the Greeks b) the Eskimos c) the Chinese d) the Vikings

8.

In electrical engineering - what does emf stand for


Answer: __________________

9.

Threaded pipes used in plumbing or piping installations for the delivery of gases or
fluids under pressure never have a threaded section that is tapered
True or False

10.

60 degrees Fahrenheit = approx 16 degrees Centigrade


True or False

ANSWERS
1) c) an Ornithopter 2) True 3) Peso 4) a) John Gates 5) False - The word hermetic comes
from the name of the Greek god Hermes 6) True 7) c) The Chinese 8) electromotive force
9) False - Tapered threads are commonly used for these applications 10) True

1.

A gear mechanism that translates a continuous rotation into an intermittent rotary


motion is also called an Italian Cross
True or False

2.

Piquet is
a) a card game, b) a weapon c) a dance step d) a wine

3.

Typically made out of light, strong cloth such as nylon, what name is given to a
device which is used to slow the motion of an object through an atmosphere by creating
drag
Answer: __________________

4.

What word is used to describe a container or similar which is completely sealed,


especially against the ingress or egress of a gas
a) Heritage b) Hertz c) Hermetic d) Hermes

5.

A transformer is a device that facilitates a chemical reaction from the solid to


gaseous state
True or False

6.

In Roman numerals, what does the letter "M"equal a) 1000 b) 500 c) 100 d) 50

7.

First proposed in 1859 and with the symbol R, what is the thermodynamic
temperature scale named after a Glasgow (Scotland) university
Answer: __________________

8.

Amplitude is the magnitude of change in the oscillating variable with each oscillation
within an oscillating system
True or False

9.

Intrinsic Safety is a protection technique for safe operation of electronic equipment in


explosive atmospheres and under irregular operating conditions
True or False

10.

What is the name of the process of working a metal's surface to improve its material
properties, usually by mechanical means such as hammer blows or by blasting with shot

a) Planing b) Planking c) Peening d) Peeping

ANSWERS
1)False - it is a Maltese Cross 2) a) a card game 3) Parachute 4) c) Hermetic 5) False - it is
a device that transfers electrical energy from one circuit to another through inductively
coupled conductors 6) a) 1000 7) c) Rankine 8) True 9) True 10) c) Peening

1.

Hydrated Magnesium Sulphate is better known as Epsom Salts


True or False

2.

A Fathometer measures the depth of what


Answer: __________________

3.

On what would you find a Gunwale


Answer: __________________

4.

The first man made space satellite, Sputnik was launched in which year
1955, 1956, 1957 or 1958

5.

What is the Square Root of one (1)


Answer: __________________

6.

Which US automobile company introduced the ill fated Edsel model


Answer: __________________

7.

What does the term HMI stand for in process control


Answer: __________________

8.

What is the Deepest Point on Earth


Answer: __________________

9.

An Auriscope is an instrument for examining the ear


True or False

10.

What process involves treating rubber with Sulphur to harden it


Answer: __________________

ANSWERS
1) True 2) Water 3) Boat 4) 1957 5) One 6) Ford 7) Human Machine Interface 8) Mariana
Trench 9) True 10) Vulcanizing

1.

The word "ceramic" comes from the Greek word for "Crystalline"
True or False

2.

Electronically commutated motors are also known as


a) Brushless DC motors b) Bristle-less DC motors c) Swept DC motors d) Broom less DC
motors

3.

What is the dominant language of Argentina


Answer: __________________

4.

The combination of two or more parts, to make an artificial entity which is in contrast
to a natural entity is called
a) Synthetic b) Synthol c) Syntax d) Synergy

5.

A breeder reactor is a nuclear reactor capable of generating less fissile material


than it consumes True or False

6.

The oldest surviving casting is a copper frog from 3200 BC


True or False

7.

The Richter Magnitude Scale measures


a) Mechanical stress b) The energy contained in an earthquake c) Viscosity d)
Radiation

8.

A steam turbine generates what type of motion


a) Rotary b) Reciprocating c) Vibratory d) Induced

9.

The MOSE Project is intended to protect which European city from floods
a) London b) Paris c) Venice d) Amsterdam

10.

What name is given to a hand tool used in metalworking to mark lines on


workpieces
Answer: __________________

ANSWERS
1)False - it comes from the Greek for "Pottery" 2) a) Brushless DC motors 3) Spanish 4) a)
Synthetic 5) False - it is capable of creating more fissile material than it consumes 6) True
7) b) The energy contained in an earthquake 8) a) Rotary 9) c) Venice 10) Scriber